List of all U-boats

U-2348

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1944
Laid down22 Sep 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 502)
Launched11 Nov 1944
Commissioned4 Dec 1944Oblt. Georg Goschzik
Commanders
4 Dec 1944 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Georg Goschzik
Career
No patrols
4 Dec 1944-15 Feb 1945  32. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Stavanger, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Taken to Loch Ryan, Scotland on 27 May 1945. Broken up in Belfast in April 1949.

Final location

General notes on this boat

1 Apr 1949. In April 1949 the breaking up U-2348 began at Leigh & Co in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2348 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Gauntlet

Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel